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    Broken chain/chainlink

    So I was riding, and a branch got caught in between my rear cog and the chain. Broke ONE chain link. Do I need to replace the ENTIRE chain or can I just insert ONE chain link?
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    Seriously, I wouldn't trust it at all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ph4nt0mf1ng3rs View Post
    So I was riding, and a branch got caught in between my rear cog and the chain. Broke ONE chain link. Do I need to replace the ENTIRE chain or can I just insert ONE chain link?
    Inspect the chain, visually and determine if it is just one link that is twisted/broken. If it is, you can easily just remove that section and replace with a quicklink/masterlink type connector. You'll also need to tell us what chain you are using and the speed.
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    OK. I dont have the brand of chain, but It is a fixed gear bicycle that I am riding on. Ill look it up. But i wanna replace that thing asap lol so i can get back to commuting.
    Quote Originally Posted by Vixtor View Post
    Seriously, I wouldn't trust it at all.

    phatomfingers would be interested in this.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ph4nt0mf1ng3rs View Post
    OK. I dont have the brand of chain, but It is a fixed gear bicycle that I am riding on. Ill look it up. But i wanna replace that thing asap lol so i can get back to commuting.
    It's also helpful to know if it's 3/32 or 1/8. If it's 1/8 finding a quicklink/masterlink will be more difficult.
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    Closely look at the side-plates on the chain. What little letters & numbers do you see?

    And yes to operator above - a 1/8th will be a tough one. Did this come stock on a bicycle? Brand? Year?
    How do you keep an idiot in suspense?

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    2010 Windsor Hour, stock chain, 1/2x1/8 / KMC Z410 -.-

    Just looked up the specs on BD.
    Last edited by ph4nt0mf1ng3rs; 02-22-10 at 08:39 PM. Reason: additional information needed.
    Quote Originally Posted by Vixtor View Post
    Seriously, I wouldn't trust it at all.

    phatomfingers would be interested in this.

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